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Member Since: May 7, 2012
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Swamp Donkey

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1)

Trad, 5 pitches

UT : Zion National Park : Mt. Spry

Jan 27, 2014

Contributed Comments


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Emerald Pools : Cracking the Emerald (5.10 C1+)
By: Ethan Newman When: Jul 25, 2014

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Comments: Climbed the first 4 pitches. Stellar!

We then bailed due to sun. As of the end of July, it gets shade till 1, then full sun.

Free rack can be a bit lighter than the aid rack. We took a triple set, but could have gotten away with a double set, although extra .75 and 1 camalots for sure, and maybe an extra .5?

Good rock, easy approach, fun moves.

Location: UT : Zion National Park : Cerberus Gendarme : Electrica (5.11+ PG13)
By: Ethan Newman When: Feb 8, 2014

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Comments: Above the yellow alien, a BD#4 fits in the pod.

Location: UT : Zion National Park : Moonlight Buttress : Sheer Lunacy (Free) (5.12b)
By: Ethan Newman When: Feb 8, 2014

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Comments: Be careful on the last pitch. That tree is looking worse and worse, and is pretty shaky. I'd crawl under the tree branch if possible, especially if your second is going to jug.

Location: UT : Zion National Park : Mt. Kinesava : Tatoween (5.11a)
By: Ethan Newman When: Dec 13, 2012

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Comments: What a line! Matty VB and I climbed it on 12/13/12. We got away with doubles from blue metolius to BD 3, with one BD 4 and a purple metolius with extra finger sizes (yellow metolius to red metolius). We were able to link p1/2 (extend under roof), p4/5 (with some simuling and a stance belay), p 8/9, an p13/14 (plan for rope drag).

Approach: chinle trail to huber wash, walk up the wash until it starts getting really blocky and steep. Look for cairns on the right, follow them up the steep dirt/san... more >>

Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Sandstone BoltingFixed Hardware: Bolts & AnchorsEthan Newman5 days ago
re: Crash Pad as a MattressClimbing Gear DiscussionEthan NewmanJul 29, 2014
re: please use metersGeneral ClimbingEthan NewmanJul 21, 2014
re: Shoulder Stand: The new Clean Aid Revolution.General ClimbingEthan NewmanJun 10, 2014
re: ZION Re-bolting effortSouthern Utah DesertsEthan NewmanApr 5, 2014
re: Question about mountain range on Utah / Arizona borderSouthern Utah DesertsEthan NewmanJan 31, 2014
re: Is this anchor kosher?Beginning ClimbersEthan NewmanJan 27, 2014
re: Aid routes in AZArizona & New MexicoEthan NewmanDec 4, 2013
re: climbing trip of a lifetime!General ClimbingEthan NewmanNov 25, 2013
re: climbing pantsClimbing Gear DiscussionEthan NewmanOct 27, 2013
re: Good Climbing jokesGeneral ClimbingEthan NewmanSep 3, 2013
re: 10 commandments of climbingGeneral ClimbingEthan NewmanAug 3, 2013
re: Indian Creek on a Bicycle?Southern Utah DesertsEthan NewmanJul 8, 2013
re: Unofficial Guiding in National Parks? Your Thoughts?General ClimbingEthan NewmanMar 10, 2013
re: how do you nicely tell someone they are belaying wrongGeneral ClimbingEthan NewmanFeb 4, 2013
re: Zion, Paradise Forks climbing, etcArizona & New Mexico PartnersEthan NewmanFeb 4, 2013

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Tatoween 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

UT : Zion National Park : Mt. Kinesava

Cowboy Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

UT : Zion National Park : Mt. Kinesava

Swamp Donkey 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

UT : Zion National Park : Mt. Spry